Professor Elio Riboli is Director of the School of Public Health at Imperial College London, rated one of the top two epidemiology and public health submissions to the UK’s Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 2009. He holds an M.D. degree (1977, State University of Milan), a Master of Public Health (1980, Milan) and a Master of Science in Epidemiology (1982, Harvard University). Professor Riboli is a Registered Physician (General Medical Council, UK, 2005) and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (2008).
From 1983 to 2005 Professor Riboli was based at Lyon’s the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), where he developed new research projects in the areas of nutrition, nutritional status and cancer. In 1989 he initiated the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC), which sampled data from 500,000 subjects across 26 centres in ten countries. He was Head of the Nutrition and Hormones Group of IARC from 2004 to 2005.
Professor Riboli has co-authored over 310 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 book chapters and books and serves on editorial boards of major journals on nutrition, cancer and epidemiology.
In 2005 he joined Imperial College London as Professor of Cancer Epidemiology; in 2006 he was appointed Divisional Head of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, and became Director when the School of Public Health was established in January 2010.
et al., Nutrient-wide association study of 57 foods/nutrients and epithelial ovarian cancer in the EPIC study and the NLCS, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, ISSN:1938-3207
et al., 2017, Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and association with metabolic syndrome in a Qatari population, Nutrition & Diabetes, Vol:7, ISSN:2044-4052
et al., 2017, Metabolic Mediators of the Association Between Adult Weight Gain and Colorectal Cancer: Data From the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Cohort, American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol:185, ISSN:0002-9262, Pages:751-764
et al., 2017, DNA methylome analysis identifies accelerated epigenetic ageing associated with postmenopausal breast cancer susceptibility, European Journal of Cancer, Vol:75, ISSN:0959-8049, Pages:299-307
et al., 2017, Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality-a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies., Int J Epidemiol